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Gallery: 46P/Wirtanen

Image taken by Erik Bryssinck

Fig 1:

Image Parameter Details
Image Date (UTC): 2018-10-14
Image Time (UTC): 16:48
Exposure: 6×120s (L) + 2×120s (R)
Filter: Luminance + Bessel R
Field of View:
Observing Site: Siding Spring, Australia, (remote telescope) - MPC: Q62
Observing Equipment: 0.4-m f/3.8 corrected newton - SBIG STL6303E
Digital Processing: calibrated FIT-images available on request
Comments: comet altitude 81 degrees
magnitude 14.66 @ radius 4.92", magn. 13.91 @ radius 9.84" (catalog UCAC4)
Afρ with Bessel R (CARA approach) vs. Core distance: 39 cm (+/- 4 cm) for radius of 10.000 km (afrhoplot vs. Core distance added in csv-format and jpg)

Table 1: Data about image.

Updated: 14-Dec-2018